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Become a Foster Parent

Utah Foster Care believes every child deserves a safe home with a loving family. By becoming a foster parent, you are also sharing your strength, your home, and your future—making a commitment to help, heal, and enrich the lives of abused and neglected children.

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Check out the short list of qualifications, here. You can also discover more about the children who need homes—and why they are in foster care. Maybe you’re interested in adopting thru foster care… or you wish to care for a child you already know—check out our information about kinship placements through DCFS.

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The Children

Keeping children in their culture matters.

Children in foster care come from all backgrounds—most share a background of abuse or neglect. They can be newborns, toddlers, or teenagers. They come from every part of the state and every race, religion, and socio-economic group. In too many instances, their parents have unresolved substance abuse issues.

In Utah, we urgently need foster families to care for diverse children, siblings, and teens.

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Adopt thru Foster Care

There are two ways to adopt children from foster care: the first is foster-to-adopt; the second is adopt a waiting child. Regardless of the path you take, adopting thru foster care is an attractive option for those seeking to grow their families:

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Foster Families Trained Since 1999
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